Mechanic 02

Norman L. Hess

May 12, 1940 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 81)


Norman L. Hess, 81, of Dillsburg passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022, at his home.
  He was born May 12, 1940, in Washington Township, York County the son of the late Bruce and Gertrude (Heiges) Hess.

  Norm started out as a farm boy but later became a lifelong mechanic and was the former owner and operator of Hess Service Center in Dillsburg for 30 years. He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Franklintown, South Mountain V.F.W. Post #6771 and the Dillsburg American Legion. Norm served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves. 

  Norm is survived by his wife, Joan I. (Henry) Hess; a son, Steven L. Hess and his wife Kris of Omaha, NE; a daughter, Susan I. Rochette and her husband Rob of Enfield, CT; three grandchildren, Adam and Emily Rochette and Abbey Hess. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ethel Bunner, Martha Rosenberger, Eveline Gochenaur and one brother, Ray Hess.

  Services will be held Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 11:00 am in his church, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2 Water Street,  Franklintown, PA . A viewing will be held Monday from 6-8 pm at the Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc., 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg, PA. Burial will be held in the Dillsburg Cemetery-Mountain Road.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to his church, P.O. Box 125, Franklintown, PA 17323.

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January 10, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc.
30 North Chestnut Street
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Funeral Service
January 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
2 Water Street
Franklintown, PA 173232

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